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Urban News Roundup: February 27, 2015

Dar es Salaam: scholar underscores management of urbanisation Urbanisation and planning are important aspects in the country’s development agenda, said Prof Joseph Semboja, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of African Leadership for Sustainable Development (UONGOZI) Institute. He said the reality of urbanisation is sinking in but significant challenges remain. The process should be managed so … Continued

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Routledge handbook

Review: Routledge Handbook on Cities of the Global South

This weighty tome is the first comprehensive attempt to bring together current scholarship on cities of the global South, and as such represents an important milestone in the field of what was once termed ‘development planning’, and is increasingly known as global urbanism.


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